AgriFutures evokeAG. is Asia Pacific’s leading agrifood tech event. Bringing together a diverse group of individuals and organisations in Adelaide on 21 and 22 February 2023 – and they’re all in one place. From farmers, to innovators, researchers, corporations, government agencies and investors – and everyone in between (or along the supply chain). It’s two days to hear about the latest developments in agrifood tech – in Australia and abroad – and build a network that’s a resource for life. If that’s not enough to get your boss (or if you’re the boss YOU) over the line, we’ve pulled together the top reasons you should attend evokeAG. 2023.
Our global food system has a long history of evolution – responding to the changing needs of the global population. As we hurtle towards 10 billion people, with scarcer natural resources and in a changing climate, the question is – ‘Are we evolving fast enough?’ Here, internationally recognised thought leader and AgriFutures evokeAG. 2023 speaker, Mary Shelman, shares her insights on how to accelerate our transformation, and achieve a more sustainable global food system.
Imagine an innovation system where universities are encouraged to step outside traditional discipline-specific boundaries, and throw the full might of their research and technology at our agricultural challenges? That’s a future, the Australian National University’s (ANU) Centre for Entrepreneurial Agri-Technology (CEAT) is embracing.
Enabling farmers with greater connectivity and driving productivity on-farm are key priorities for wireless networking company Zetifi, that’s just scored a $12 million Series A investment round to scale up production and support widespread adoption.
Addressing labour shortages; meeting the rising protein gap; and biosecurity solutions to safeguard Australian agriculture. These are some of the challenges and opportunities that are being tackled by 40 agrifood tech companies selected in the 2023 AgriFutures evokeAG. Startup Program.
Where they once went head-to-head at the negotiation table, Michael Hampson and Jim Fader are now combining forces to bring a lab-brewed, dairy-free milk to market. The pair say ‘Eden Brew’ could be a billion-dollar company – and they want dairy farmers to have a slice of the pie.
Dr Nina Welti, an impact area lead for CSIRO and AgriFutures evokeAG. 2023 speaker, is beaming with palpable optimism. We can all change the world, she believes, and she’s made that her work’s mission – by solving problems to create a more sustainable food system.
Part of the Harvest Road stable, the Leeuwin Coast aquaculture and seafood brand can genuinely boast that it is one-of-a-kind – on multiple fronts. The launch of the Akoya, a novel shellfish category, is capturing the attention of conscious consumers and discerning foodies around the world.
As the world’s fourth biggest economy with 280 million people, Indonesia’s fast-changing income levels, diet, urbanisation and technology adoption offers high-value opportunities for premium Australian fruit, nut and vegetable exports.
US space tech scaleup, Planet Labs’ fleet of approximately 200 mini satellites scan the Earth every day to provide daily high-resolution satellite imagery, and it’s arming landholders with the data to make more informed decisions. Farmer-owned co-operative, Organic Valley is reaping the rewards since teaming up with Planet Labs to develop a pasture mapping tool, that’s helped dairy farmers increase pasture utilisation by 20 per cent.